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2021 Nissan Rogue
Select a Different Model (8 Available): Platinum 2WD
Fuel Economy $ 26 / 33 mpg
Cargo (Std/Max) 37/74 cu.ft.
Seating (Std/Max) 5/5
Horsepower 181@6,000
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2021 Nissan Rogue MODEL OVERVIEW

Pros

  • Advanced safety equipment comes standard
  • Available digital instrument cluster
  • Wide-opening rear doors

Cons

  • Honda CR-V has a bit more cargo space
  • No hybrid or off-road-focused models

The Rogue has been a strong seller for Nissan since it arrived over a decade ago. Now in its third generation, the Rogue returns with a boxy yet assertive exterior design, with Nissan's latest tech features to make your drive less stressful. As with other compact SUVs, the 2021 Nissan Rogue is offered in FWD and AWD configurations.

What's New

  • The new 2021 Nissan Rogue rides on a new platform and has a more powerful engine that promises improved fuel economy.
  • Nissan's latest version of ProPilot Assist with navigation data can automatically adjust cruise control speed based on changes in speed limits or to account for upcoming curves.
  • The 2021 Rogue will offer a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a head-up display with a 10.8-inch projection display, and a 9.0-inch infotainment touchscreen.

Performance and Fuel Economy

Powering the 2021 Nissan Rogue is a 2.5-liter I-4 with 181 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. That's an increase of 11 hp and 6 lb-ft respectively over the outgoing model. A CVT automatic remains the only transmission offered. Expect EPA-rated fuel economy to come in higher than the last-gen model, at 26-27/34-35/29-30 and 25-26/32-33/28-29 (the base S models earn the higher number in these ranges).

Safety

All 2021 Nissan Rogue variants get the automaker's Safety Shield 360 suite, which bundles together forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, front and rear automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning, and automatic high beams. ProPilot Assist, Nissan's semi-autonomous driving aid that combines lane centering, adaptive cruise control, and traffic jam assist, is available on all but the base S trim. In the SL and Platinum grades equipped with built-in navigation, ProPilot Assist uses map data to anticipate curves on the road and adjust cruise control speed accordingly.

Cargo Space and Interior Room

With all seats up, the 2021 Nissan Rogue has 36.5 cubic feet of cargo space. Folding down the second row increases capacity to 74.1 cubic feet. In comparison, the Honda CR-V has more space than the 2021 Rogue at 2.7- and 1.7 cubic feet with the seats up and down, respectively. The Rogue has 4.3 cubic feet more cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4 with the second row folded; however, it falls short by 1.0 cubic foot against the Toyota with all seats in place.

Like the outgoing model, the 2021 Rogue retains the reconfigurable cargo area and the storage cubby underneath the cargo floor. Owners may also appreciate that the rear hatch opening is wider and more square than before.

Technology

The 2021 Rogue will offer the latest version of the NissanConnect interface in two versions. The standard model features an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. A 9.0-inch touchscreen and built-in navigation are standard on the Platinum grade and optional on the SL via the SL Premium package. A 10-speaker Bose audio system is also available on the two highest variants. A 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and a head-up display are offered only on the range-topping Platinum trim.

Trim Levels (Interior and Exterior Options)

2021 Nissan Rogue S

Exterior: LED headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels
Interior: 8.0-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
Safety: Forward collision warning, front and rear automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high beams

2021 Nissan Rogue SV

Exterior: 18-inch alloy wheels
Interior: Eight-way power driver's seat
Safety: ProPilot Assist (combines adaptive cruise control, lane centering, and traffic jam assist)

2021 Nissan Rogue SL

Exterior: Hands-free power liftgate, 19-inch alloy wheels
Interior: Leather upholstery, panoramic sunroof, three-zone climate control, driver's seat and steering memory function, four-way power front passenger's seat

2021 Nissan Rogue Platinum

Interior: Built-in navigation, 10-speaker Bose audio system, 9.0-inch touchscreen, semi-aniline leather upholstery, wireless charging, 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, head-up display, wireless Apple CarPlay support
Safety: ProPilot Assist with Navi-Link (uses navigation to anticipate curves on the road and improve lane centering capability)

Optional Packages

SV Premium Package: Panoramic sunroof, leatherette upholstery, hands-free power liftgate, roof rails
SL Premium Package: Built-in navigation, 10-speaker Bose audio system, 9.0-inch touchscreen, ProPilot Assist with Navi-Link

Other Available Features

Exterior: 360-degree view parking camera system, front and rear parking sensors
Interior: Heated front and rear seats

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2021 NISSAN ROGUE SPECIFICATIONS
OVERVIEW
FEATURES
WARRANTY/RECALL
SAFETY
REBATES
Engine Name
Engine: 4-Cyl 2.5 Liter
Transmission Name
Transmission, Xtronic Continuously Variable Automatic Mode Select
Trim
Platinum 2WD
Class
Compact Utility
Horsepower
181@6,000
Standard MPG
26/33
Body Style
SUV/Crossover
Drivetrain
FWD
Fuel Type
Unleaded Regular
Seating Capacity
5/5
Package Invoice Retail
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Corrosion Warranty Miles
Unlimited
Maintenance Warranty Months
none
Corrosion Warranty Months
60
Powertrain Warranty Miles
60,000
Full Warranty Miles
36,000
Powertrain Warranty Months
60
Full Warranty Months
36
Roadside Assistance Miles
36,000
Maintenance Warranty Miles
N/R
Roadside Assistance Months
36
IIHS Best Pick
0
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
Not Rated
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
Not Rated
IIHS Front Small Overlap
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Side
Not Rated
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Overall
Not Rated
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
Not Rated
IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
Not Rated
Amount Description Expiry Date
$0 0.9% Financing for a maximum term of 36 Months - Nissan announces special APR rates on select models. 01-04-2021
$0 1.9% Financing available for varying term lengths : 48, 60 Months - Nissan announces special APR rates on select models. 01-04-2021
$0 2.9% Financing for a maximum term of 72 Months - Nissan announces special Dealer Choice APR rates on select models. 01-04-2021
$500 Nissan announces a APR Cash offer on select models when financed with NMAC. 01-04-2021
$500 Nissan announces a Customer Cash offer on select models. [Regional Incentive. See dealer for availability.] 01-04-2021
$1000 Nissan announces a NMAC Lease Cash offer on select models when financed with NMAC. [Regional Incentive. See dealer for availability.] 01-04-2021